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Definition of "clones" []

  • A group of organisms or cells of the same genetic constitution that are descended from a common ancestor by asexual reproduction, as by cuttings, grafting, etc, in plants (noun)
  • A segment of DNA that has been isolated and replicated by laboratory manipulation: used to analyse genes and manufacture their products (proteins) (noun)
  • A person or thing bearing a very close resemblance to another person or thing (noun)
  • A mobile phone that has been given the electronic identity of an existing mobile phone, so that calls made on the second phone are charged to the owner of the first phone (noun)
  • Any similar object or device, such as a credit card, that has been given the electronic identity of another device usually in order to commit theft (noun)
  • To produce or cause to produce a clone (verb)
  • To produce near copies (of a person or thing) (verb)
  • To give (a mobile phone, etc) the electronic identity of an existing mobile phone (or other device), so that calls, purchases, etc made with the second device are charged to the owner of the first device (verb)
  • Plural form of clone. (noun)

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Use "clones" in a sentence
  • "More often than not, they produce what they call clones, which are cheap replicas of the original, they feel strong and look very much like the real thing, except they are sometimes manufactured by plastic."
  • "Psystar, the company that makes and sells Mac clones, is the subject of a piece in SF Weekly."
  • "There is a good amount of people who make their own AK clones from a parts kit and a piece of sheet metal."